ATLANTA -- Antonio Andrews rushed for 110 yards, Brandon Doughty had 206 yards passing and Keshawn Simpson ran for four touchdowns to help Western Kentucky and coach Bobby Petrino beat Georgia State 44-28 on Saturday.
Petrino made his first appearance at the Georgia Dome since abruptly resigning 13 games into his only season as Atlanta Falcons coach six years ago.
The announced crowd of 5,377 barely acknowledged Petrino in pre-game introductions. Over 69,000 fans were at his last game in Atlanta, a 34-14 Monday night loss to the New Orleans Saints on Dec. 10, 2007.
Petrino shocked the Falcons with his sudden departure for Arkansas the following day. He went 34-17 with the Razorbacks, but was fired in April 2012 after acknowledging an extramarital affair.
Western Kentucky (5-4, 2/3 Sun Belt Conference) snapped a two-game losing streak. Ronnie Bell had two touchdown passes for Georgia State (0-9, 0-4).
Purdue football coach Darrell Hazell says assistant coaches John Shoop, Greg Hudson and Rubin Carter won't return next season.
Matt Campbell becomes the youngest coach in the Big 12, named Iowa State's head coach on his 36th birthday.
A series of missteps both on and off the field led to the deserved firings of Rutgers coach Kyle Flood and athletic director Julie Hermann.
With just one final week left in the season, the playoff field is getting smaller and smaller. Cary Chow breaks down who's still in, and who got eliminated this week.
Despite being offered a pay raise by Toledo, Matt Campbell has agreed to become Iowa State's next coach.
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio, a Gators fan, was asked for his thoughts following the Seminoles' 27-2 rout of Florida this weeknd.